Manual Handling for Adults Working with Children with a Physical Disability
Course code
Gagle Brook Primary School, Cranberry Avenue, Bicester, Oxon, OX27 8BD
Course Facilitators
SEN Business Support Team
Admin Contact
SEN Business Support Team (SENBST.Training@oxfordshire.gov.uk)
Target Audience
Assistant Headteacher / Designated Teacher / Head Teachers / Inclusion / KS1 Teacher / KS2 Teacher / KS3 Teacher / Other / SENCO / SENSS Staff / Subject Lead / Teacher / Teaching Assistant / Teaching Staff
target audience
Course Types
Training course
Course categories
Vulnerable Learners / SENSS Training
Vulnerable Learners subcategories
Physical Disability (PD)
SENSS Training subcategories
SENSS Training
Course themes
Key Stages
KS1 / KS2 / KS3 / KS4
Course aim
This is a general course about the awareness of the health and safety when working with a YP person with a physical disability.

The course is for TAs and Teachers who work in Primary and Special School Settings. The course will be led by an independent Manual Handling Trainer, in conjunction with the PD Team (SENSS).
Pre-course Information
Date: 30th January 2019
Time: 1pm-3.30pm
Costs: £50
Venue: Gagle Brook Primary School, Cranberry Avenue
OX27 8BD

To inform adults working with children about:

  • Safer moving and handling techniques.

  • The current legal requirements of the Health and Safety Act

  • The skills to identify risks related to moving and handling

  • To understand the ergonomics principles of safer
    moving and handling


The course will cover the theory and definition of Manual Handling. It will consider back awareness & posture, biomechanics of lifting or moving a load
and weight guidelines.  Additionally it will ensure you are aware of the current legislation including:

Manual Handling Operations Regulations

  • Risk Assessment

  • Employer & Employee responsibilities


  • Human rights

  • Mental capacity


Course Tutor:

Sally Ann Wiseman
Lead Moving and Handling Practitioner
Advanced Member of National Back Exchange
Associate Member of IOSH

Worksafe Training and Consultancy Ltd.
St Andrew’s Street South
Bury St. Edmunds
IP33 3PH


Staff working with YP with a Physical Disability including SENCOs, TAs, Teachers. Anyone who is working with a YP and needs to support them physically with moving and handling them.

Start Date
Wednesday 30 January 2019
End Date
Wednesday 30 January 2019
Closing Date
Tuesday 29 January 2019
13:00 - 15:30
Maintained Schools, Academies and Free Schools cost
Independent and Out of County Schools cost
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